This car is a successful compromise, a sporty, thrifty, fun, unique, practical car. Very quick, fuel efficient (I'm doing a little better than the listed EPA), decent rear seat, plush, unique, racy, versatile. What's not to like? The car gets lots of looks. The orange is a love/hate thing, but everyone has strong feelings. This would be a bad choice for a shy introvert. This car is front and center, and was designed to be noticed.
This is the only automatic transmission I'd ever buy. The best of all worlds. Throaty growl gets me going when I put my foot into it. Handles well, brakes are excellent. Safety features are first rate. Use Launch control with caution. Otherwise, you won't keep your license for long.